A global model of migration and poverty

  title={A global model of migration and poverty},
  author={Scott C. Bradford},
  journal={The World Economy},



Skills and the Pattern of Migration: The Role of Qualitative and Quantitative Restrictions on International Labor Mobility

This paper develops a two-country model of international migration in an attempt to study the role of both qualitative and quantitative restrictions on international labor mobility. Individuals are

International Migration, the Brain Drain and Poverty: A Cross-Country Analysis

The aim of the paper is threefold. First, it empirically investigates the effect of international migration on poverty in origin countries, using data from a cross-country analysis. Second, it

TFP Differences and the Aggregate Effects of Labor Mobility in the Long Run

The coexistence of barriers to labor mobility with large output-per-worker disparities driven by Total Factor Productivity (TFP) differences suggests that the world's labor force is misallocated

Efficiency Gains from Liberalizing Labor Mobility

This paper quantifies the effect of a complete liberalization of international migration on the world GDP and its distribution across regions. We build a general equilibrium model endogenizing

Migration and the Sending Economy: A Disaggregated Rural Economy-Wide Analysis

Abstract Most economic research on migration impacts focuses on the households that send the migrants and get the remittances, ignoring linkages with others in the sending economies. This paper

Getting Income Shares Right

  • D. Gollin
  • Economics
    Journal of Political Economy
  • 2002
Many widely used economic models implicitly assume that income shares should be identical across time and space. Although time‐series data from industrial countries appear consistent with this